Bülent Uyar

Professor of Economics




Education

Ph.D. (Economics) University of Pittsburgh; M.A. (Economics) University of Pittsburgh; B.A. (Economics) Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey.


Teaching Interests

Business Statistics, Public Finance, Cost-Benefit Analysis.


Research Interests

Determinants of arrests for DUI.


Professional Accomplishments

Bülent Uyar joined the UNI faculty in 1991. Prior, he taught at the University of North Dakota. His research has resulted in articles published in the Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Economics and Finance, Review of Social, Economic, and Administrative Studies, and The American Statistician, to name a few. In addition, he has presented numerous papers at research conferences. He is well recognized in the College for both his excellence in teaching and the high level of service that he provides to his profession. He has received the 1998 UNIBusiness Excellence in Teaching Award and the 2005 UNIBusiness Excellence in Service Award and the 2015 UNIBusiness Distinguished Scholar Award. Uyar also received the Regent's Award for Faculty Excellence in 2008 and the UNIBusiness Exceptional Impact Award in 2016.


Latest News & Views


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Is history on repeat? Former UNI student body presidents weigh in on the changes

Four former student body presidents and graduates from the College of Business Administration shared the highlights and struggles of their terms across four decades, illuminating along the way the universal struggles of the college experience and the unique challenges brought on by current events.

2 months 1 week ago
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News bias? You choose the news you wish to consume

During election season, people love to accuse the media of bias. Liberals and conservatives assail local and national newspapers, as well as various television newscasts, of tilting in one political direction or another. Since it is unlikely that a news source can be biased in both directions, many people’s perceptions must be erroneous.

3 months 2 days ago
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The complete guide to choosing a college major

College is an exciting time in your life, but don’t spend all four years merely enjoying it – you should take advantage of this time to determine exactly what you want to do with your life. This article will help you decide how to choose your college major that fits your long-term goals.

3 months 6 days ago
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Scammers have not fallen victim to COVID-19

The COVID-19 epidemic has revealed that scammers are still alive and well. They nimbly offered nostrums to prevent or cure the virus to naïve buyers within a few weeks of the epidemic’s explosion. In doing so, the medical quacksters have lived up to their predecessors: let no health scare or new technology go to waste.

3 months 3 weeks ago
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Moral hazard in the labor market

In the wake of the disruption in America’s economy, legislators on both sides of the aisle quickly rushed through palliatives for American businesses and workers. In doing so, they may have created situations rife with what economists call “moral hazard,” situations where the affected parties have disincentives to mitigate losses.

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